Case Studies

Download Case Study (PDF) OVERVIEW Aeris Resources’ Tritton operations consist of several underground copper mines and a 1.8mt per annum processing plant in central west New South Wales. The site, which carries out the conventional open stoping method of mining, requires miners to come to surface before blasting due to the risk of sulphide dust… Read More
Download Case Study (PDF) OVERVIEW In 2014, Canadian miner Eldorado Gold decided that its underground White Mountain gold mine in north-eastern China, was going to become fully reliant on Teleremoting for its stope ore extraction. “This decision was based on improving both safety and productivity by using well-known technology not yet established in China,” said… Read More
Download Case Study (PDF) OVERVIEW Canadian-based company Mandalay Resources prides itself on creating exceptional shareholder value through the acquisition of undervalued assets that can: become rapidly cash generative, self-fund exploration, establish and maintain high operating margins and return cash to shareholders. As current owner and operator of the Costerfield gold-antimony mine, Mandalay used RCT’s Smart… Read More
DOWNLOAD CASE STUDY (PDF) OVERVIEW American–owned Alliance Resource Partners’ River View Coal Mine in Uniontown Kentucky is the largest mine of its type in the nation. The underground continuous mining complex has been in production since 2009 and utilises 18 continuous miners in a room and pillar configuration. It has a preparation plant on site… Read More
DOWNLOAD CASE STUDY (PDF) REQUIREMENT A well-known silver and lead underground mine wanted to reduce exposure to risk for its employees and increase production with the use of innovative technology. One of the site’s major issues was employees’ exposure to the potentially cancer-causing substance – Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM). The mine operator wanted to reduce… Read More
DOWNLOAD CASE STUDY (PDF) OVERVIEW RCT’s client, an Australian mining operation, wanted to improve their operation with less machine downtime and increased efficiency of moving ore. The installation of RCT’s ControlMaster® Guidance solution  allowed the client to meet these requirements. With loss in production from machine damage, the client wanted to improve their operations to… Read More
DOWNLOAD CASE STUDY (PDF) OVERVIEW A multinational mining operator in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, required a safe and reliable means to assist their haul truck operators in reversing their trucks down an extended distance of a tunnel created by their Tunnel Boring System (TBS). The efficient removal of large quantities of rock bored by… Read More
DOWNLOAD CASE STUDY (PDF) RCT Custom provides unrivaled experience, capability and focus to create bespoke solutions in any situation. Like many mine sites situated in geographically harsh and climate sensitive landscapes, Codelco’s Andina site in Chile is faced with a myriad of challenges – poor visibility; high altitude (4km above sea level); large cliff faces; steep… Read More
Download Case Study (PDF) Requirement Eldorado Gold’s target is to double the output at their Jinfeng Gold Mine over the next 2 years. In order to achieve their production target, the company needed to identify a way in which it could continue to mine, safely and efficiently. The solution is to incorporate a change to… Read More
Download Case Study (PDF) Requirement Increased productivity and a means to minimise risk were the primary objectives for Australian base metals mining and exploration company, Perilya. Perilya recognised the benefits of innovation and technology in achieving the best outcomes for their Broken Hill operation. In order to reach their targets of increased productivity together with… Read More
Download Case Study (PDF) Once more RCT provides outstanding customer service delivering its Automated Mining Solutions to the mining sector, this time at Alrosa’s Udachny Open Pit Operations located in Siberia. RCT was approached by Vostochnaya Technica, the Caterpillar dealer for that region of Russia to provide a solution for Alrosa which would increase the… Read More
Download Case Study (PDF) A landslide at Rio Tinto’s Bingham Canyon mine in Utah has resulted in the evacuation of about 100 workers and contractors on Wednesday night. An excavator operator raised the alarm after spotting material movement in the mine’s lower pit. The movement, in which an area of about 90 metres wide slid… Read More
Download Case Study (PDF) On the 10th April this year, the largest man-made excavation in the world experienced a massive landslide. “Whatever it takes!” were the words Remote Control Technologies’ Managing Director, Bob Muirhead, used to get the Company to reduce its normal deployment lead time from 10 to just 3 weeks, to deliver a… Read More